If you’re looking for parenting help and advice from someone who really understands the challenges raising kids can bring, then you’re in the right place. With over 25 years experience working with children and having raised two kids of her own, Sue really knows how to make positive changes in any family.

Regularly featured on ITV’s This Morning and many other TV and radio shows, her advice is much sought after due to her positive, guilt-free attitude and effective solutions. The Sue Atkins Parenting Blog is where Sue shares some of her best advice to help you raise confident, resilient, independent kids. With new posts featured every few days you’ll always find something new, interesting and relevant to read.

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These Top 10 Questions Will Increase Your Child’s Self Esteem Quickly & Easily.

                    I have been working with a family with a little girl of 6 and we have been looking at helping her parents ask more ‘Open-ended questions’ to develop her independence, creativity and confidence. Questions are a natural […]

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If you really loved me I wouldn’t have to ask !

Keeping the Glow with your Partner. Do you want more attention, more respect, more help with the kids, more hugs, more romance, more surprises, more time together, more intimacy, and more fun? Someone to babysit, iron the shirts, help make the dinner sometimes or hang up the […]

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Divorce Q&A

Yesterday I took part in another Fink Cards divorce Q&A where myself and some other divorce experts answered some divorce questions. For a recap see below! [View the story “Divorce Q&A” on Storify]

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The Sue Atkins Weekly Parenting Question

What if I only noticed all my partner’s great qualities and strengths just for this week and let go of their foibles? Is it their kindness, their humour, their patience with the kids, the way they take the dogs out every night or empty the bins, […]

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The Sue Atkins Weekly Parenting Question

What would I discover if I were to spend 5 minutes each day simply relaxing ?

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The Sue Atkins Weekly Parenting Question

The idea of the weekly question is for you to print off and ponder it over the coming week and to see what insights it brings up for you. “I like myself best when I am …..”

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The Sue Atkins Weekly Parent Coaching Question

Losing the plot ! We all do it …. throw a parent tantrum that just seems to erupt like a volcano out of nowhere. So what can you do this week to notice when you are getting wound up, stressed out and beginning to lose the plot? […]

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The Sue Atkins Weekly Parent Coaching Question

Obstacles   What’s going on right now that tells you that you have a problem or an issue with your kids at the moment? What have you done so far to improve things? What small changes could you make? What obstacles have you met along the way? […]

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The Sue Atkins Weekly Parent Coaching Question – The Importance of “Why?”

I was recently coaching a lovely Mum who asked me “What do I do when my daughter incessantly keeps asking me “Why?” all the time? I think that each question a child asks is an attempt to add to their limited knowledge of the world and should […]

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The Sue Atkins Weekly Parent Coaching Question

How energetic do you feel today? What kinds of things can you do this week to boost your energy? ~ take a long walk with your dogs, have a steaming hot bath with candles, eat more fruit, take some different exercise, visit a friend without the […]

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The Sue Atkins Weekly Coaching Question

How can you really be more compassionate in every area of your life this week?

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The Sue Atkins Weekly Coaching Question

How can I make this time of the year really magical for the kids and create memories that last a lifetime ?

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The Sue Atkins Weekly Parent Coaching Question

How do I teach my children about good manners?

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The Sue Atkins Weekly Parent Coaching Question

What if it’s not really such a big deal in the long term, bigger picture of life….. ?

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Talking To Your Kids: Questions To Start Conversations ~ Day 3

I am a real advocate of families sitting down and eating together as it creates a bond, a connection and makes life fun. Kids can chat about their day, their worries or just spend time with you, and you can share your life with them in a […]

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